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Hero Blend #51: Welcome Home, Spider-Man
Since the launch of the Marvel Cinematic Universe back in 2008, comic book movie fans have been having the same conversation over and over again, repeatedly asking, “What if the major studios could make a deal that would see The Avengers, Spider-Man, the X-Men, and the Fantastic Four all fighting together?”
Hero Blend Eric Eisenberg 2015-02-12
Hero Blend #50: Meeting Marvel's Daredevil
It was yesterday morning that the first Daredevil trailer dropped online, and it honestly took us by surprise. This is clearly a much darker, grittier side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the trailer has some serious dramatic impact to go with showrunner Steven S. DeKnight’s interesting visual style.
Hero Blend Eric Eisenberg 2015-02-05
Hero Blend #49: The Fantastic Four Finally Revealed
Joining me for this week’s episode and a bit of lively debate is Cinema Blend’s own Sean O’Connell, who has some very different opinions about the new Fantastic Four trailer than my own. Hit the play button above and join the conversation!
Hero Blend Eric Eisenberg 2015-01-30
Hero Blend #48: 10 Things To Know About Suicide Squad
When it comes to movies based on DC Comics, Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has been absolutely dominating headlines for years now, but recently the buzz about David Ayer’s Suicide Squad has begun to grow.
Hero Blend Eric Eisenberg 2015-01-22
Hero Blend #47: About That Ant Man Trailer...
Marvel Studios certainly has an interesting year ahead of it in 2015. The Avengers: Age of Ultron is unquestionably one of the most anticipated blockbusters of the year and is expected to break all kinds of box office records… and then there’s Peyton Reed’s Ant-Man.
Hero Blend Eric Eisenberg 2015-01-08
Hero Blend #46: What We Want To See From The Man Of Steel In Batman v Superman
Over the past year or so, news and updates about Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice have set up the 2016 blockbuster as a gateway to a larger DC Cinematic Universe, but there is another big responsibility that it carries. The film is very much also expected to be a sequel to Man of Steel that further develops the Kryptonian superhero - but what does that mean?
Hero Blend Eric Eisenberg 2014-12-18
Hero Blend #45: The Flash/Arrow Crossover Reviewed (Spoilers Edition!)
After appearances by Grant Gustin on two episodes of Arrow last year and a special appearance by Stephen Amell in the pilot of Flash, we’ve long been primed for the day that the two titular heroes would team up on a mission to defeat evil – and this week they delivered.
Hero Blend Eric Eisenberg 2014-12-04
Hero Blend #44: Giving Thanks For A Year Of Comic Book Movies
Today is the day that we celebrate Thanksgiving – the one day a year specifically put aside to look back on the previous few months and give thanks for everything in our lives that makes us happy. For fans of comic book movies, there is plenty to be thankful for.
Hero Blend Eric Eisenberg 2014-11-27
Hero Blend #43: X-Men: Apocalypse And The Importance Of Young Jean Grey And Cyclops
We’ve spent a great deal of this year celebrating the success of Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Days of Future Past, but the time has come to look towards the future. With production scheduled to start in the first half of next year, X-Men: Apocalypse has begun its casting process – and already they’re eyeing some talented new actors.
Hero Blend Eric Eisenberg 2014-11-20
Hero Blend #42: How Suicide Squad Can Expand The DC Cinematic Universe
Though Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has quite the packed cast – featuring the likes of Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jeremy Irons, and more – it’s David Ayer’s Suicide Squad that could wind up challenging it as the most star-studded superhero movie of 2016.
Hero Blend Eric Eisenberg 2014-11-13
Hero Blend #41: How To Fix The Future Of Spider-Man
As the comic book movie world is getting bigger and bigger, the franchise is falling behind – and what it needs is a real and stable plan. So how can The Amazing Spider-Man series get back on track and suture up its future? That’s precisely the topic at the heart of this week’s Hero Blend.
Hero Blend Eric EIsenberg 2014-11-06
Hero Blend #40: Black Panther, Captain Marvel, And Marvel Studios' Incredibly Bright Future
There are weeks that I struggle to decide what the subject of Hero Blend should be. Do I check in to see what’s happening with the X-Men, or are the developments with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice more interesting? This week there was no struggle.
Hero Blend Eric Eisenberg 2014-10-30
Hero Blend #39: Answers To 10 Avengers 2 Questions You Had About The Trailer
Here on Hero Blend we have spent a ton of time talking about our intense anticipation for the upcoming The Avengers: Age of Ultron, but this week has seen that level of anticipation skyrocket even higher. Judging by the debut trailer Joss Whedon’s 2015 blockbuster looks like it is going to completely shake up the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and it’s going to send thousands of chills down your spine while doing so. Guys: There are no strings on Ultron. This is the time to panic!
Hero Blend Eric EIsenberg 2014-10-23
Hero Blend #38: Marvel Vs. DC - Who Has The More Impressive Slate?
This past summer’s San Diego Comic-Con was a rather disappointing one for comic book movie fans. While many – including myself – had incredibly high expectations of big reveals, we were actually left learning very little big news. This past week, however, has been what I expected Comic-Con to be.
Hero Blend Eric Eisenberg 2014-10-16
Hero Blend #37: The DC Comics Television Invasion Has Begun
This week saw the debut of both The Flash and the third season of Arrow; Gotham has just aired its third episode on Fox, and soon enough Constantine will be making its big debut on NBC. While there exists the exciting possibility of a shared universe, what’s perhaps even more exciting is the fact that each show is completely different from the others and provides a completely different angle on the comic book genre.
Hero Blend Eric Eisenberg 2014-10-09
Hero Blend #36: 6 Actors Who Would Be Perfect For Doctor Strange
Joining me on this week’s episode is Cinema Blend’s own Sean O’Connell, and together we pitch six different actors who we would like to see potentially take on the lead role in Doctor Strange. Who do we want to see get the part? You’ll have to watch to find out!
Hero Blend Eric Eisenberg 2014-10-02
Hero Blend #35:  Deadpool Is Coming! Deadpool Is Coming!
There exists and interesting similarity in the relationships between the comic book movie fans and the Deadpool movie, and Captain Ahab and Moby Dick. Lovers of the Merc With The Mouth have spent years and exhumed quite a bit of energy begging and waiting for the feature to actually happen, but it has long felt like a fruitless venture with no positive outcome in sight. But now everything is different. People: the Deadpool movie is actually happening!
Hero Blend Eric Eisenberg 2014-09-25
Hero Blend #34: How Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Can Improve In Season 2
So where are we at? Now that S.H.I.E.L.D. has fallen due to the infiltration of HYDRA, Agent Director Coulson (Clark Gregg) has been tasked with building the organization back up from the ground floor with the help of his specially selected team. But there are still some major mysteries floating around.
Hero Blend Eric Eisenberg 2014-09-18
Hero Blend #33: How Captain America 3 Can Change The Marvel Cinematic Universe
If you’ve been frequenting Cinema Blend recently, you may have noticed an influx in the number of stories about Captain America 3. Part of this is because Captain America: The Winter Soldier arrived on Blu-ray this week and the directors have been on the press tour promoting it, talking about the franchise’s future. But it’s also because we’re still coming down from the thrill ride that was the last Captain America adventure and can’t wait to see more.
Hero Blend Eric Eisenberg 2014-09-11
Hero Blend #32: Everything You Need To Know About Shazam
This week, Warner Bros. and DC Comics made a huge coup bringing in one of the world’s most popular actors. After many years of waiting for his chance, Dwayne Johnson is now attached to play Black Adam in a new Shazam film. While this is very exciting news for all of the comic book fans out there who have been spent years reading about the two characters, however, the truth is that they don’t exactly have the same kind of name recognition as some of DC's more popular heroes and villains.
Hero Blend Eric Eisenberg 2014-09-04
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